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Owls Lose to Missouri 7-2 at Michelle Smith Pediatric Cancer Invitational
Mia Olson went 2-for-2, walked, and drove in a run on Sunday.
Mia Olson went 2-for-2, walked, and drove in a run on Sunday.
Feb. 18, 2018

Final Stats

CLEARWATER, Fla. The Florida Atlantic University softball team fell to Missouri 7-2 in the Owls’ final game at the Michelle Smith Pediatric Cancer Invitational on Sunday. FAU is now 6-5 on the season.

Key Plays

After the Tigers’ leadoff runner hit a double to start the game, Mizzou played small ball, using a sacrifice bunt and a sac fly to take a 1-0 advantage. The Tigers blew the game open in the top of the second, hitting two homeruns as part of a four-run inning to take a 5-0 lead. The Owls scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth on a Tatum Buckley groundout and Mia Olson base hit. Two more Mizzou homeruns in the top of the seventh accounted for the game’s final runs.


  • With her stolen base in the fifth inning, Emily Lochten became the first player in program history to steal 100 career bases.
  • Olson went 2-for-2 with an RBI at the plate and drew a walk.
  • Madisyn Palmer singled and scored.
  • Kaitlyn Burke and Samantha Lageyre also recorded base hits for the Owls.



Up Next

The Owls return home to host the Strike Out Cancer Tournament. FAU begins action in the tournament at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23 against Texas State. Live stats will be available at In-game updates can be found on the team’s official Twitter page, @fauowlssoftball. For tickets, call the FAU Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWlS or log on to  

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